Grants and Awards:
Awarded the Boston College University Housing, Men and Women for Others Award, May 1999.
Kappa Delta Pi, Member, 2005.
Seton Hall University Faculty Innovation Grant (FIG) recipient, May 2006. Focus: Integrating Digital Storytelling into the Curriculums of Introduction to Teaching I and Life in the Inclusive Classroom.
American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE) Research award. (2010, August).A Randomized Study of the Effects of Arts Integration on Student Outcomes. San Francisco, CA.
Seton Hall University Faculty Innovation Grant (FIG) recipient, May 2011. Bridging Theory and Practice: Utilizing iPad 2s to Enhance Instruction and Engage Students.
Seton Hall University Pirate of the Year award recipient, May 2011.
Finkelstein, M., McFadden, L. Walker, E. (2008, March). A Randomized Study of the Effects of Arts Integration on Teacher and Student Outcomes. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York City, NY.
Hindin, A., Mueller, M., May, G., Katz, D., McFadden, L. (2008, November). Understanding Teacher Candidates' Development of Social Consciousness. Poster session presented at the Seton Hall University Faculty Research Day Recognition Luncheon and Showcase.
McFadden, L. (2009, January). A Randomized Study of the Impact of an Integrated Theatre Arts Program on Special Needs, Bilingual and Lowest Socioeconomic Students. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Hawaiian International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.
McFadden, L. & Hindin, A. (2010, April). Teacher Candidates’ Perceptions of Their Performance in Field Experiences. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Denver, Colorado.
McFadden, L. & Rogers, K. (2011, November). Using Tablet Devices for Innovative Learning. Kappa Delta Pi Centennial Conference: Indianapolis, IN.